(Maureen) Mollie Hunter (McIlwraith)

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The Junior Bookshelf

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[A Pistol in Greenyards] is a most vivid account of the tragedy of the Highland Clearances….

This is a most gripping story, the dignity and bravery of the Highlanders in their doomed fight to save their homes makes one of the best historical tales I have read for some time—and it is a reminder that our national heritage has not always been a subject for pride.

"For the Intermediate Library: 'A Pistol in Greenyards'," in The Junior Bookshelf, Vol. 30, No. 1, February, 1966, p. 58.

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